The Anchor University is a private Christian university owned by the Deeper Christian Life Ministry. The university is located at Ayobo, Ipaja, Lagos State, southwestern Nigeria.

Anchor University
Anchor University
MottoCharacter, Competence, Courage
EstablishedSeptember 2014
ChancellorWilliam Kumuyi
Vice-ChancellorJoseph Afolayan[1][2]
Location, ,
6°49′47″N 3°28′32″E / 6.8298361°N 3.4756138°E / 6.8298361; 3.4756138

History Edit

The process of founding Anchor University billed for September 2012, but suffered a huge setback as the representatives of the NUC coming for final inspection and approval of their multi-billion projects were in the ill-fated Dana Air crash. Professor Celestine Onwuliri, husband of a serving minister and an executive director with the Nigerian Universities Commission was among the over 157 victims that died in the Dana Air crash which occurred on Sunday, June 3, 2012. He was the leader of the team. Construction began in 2013.[3] The University was founded in 2014 by Deeper Christian Life Ministry.[4][5] It was approved by the Nigerian University Commission (NUC) on Wednesday, 2 November 2016.[6]

Faculties Edit

There are three faculties in the university.[7]

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Science and Science Education
  • Faculty of Social and Management Sciences

NUC approval Edit

  • Faculty Of Humanities
  • Faculty Of Natural & Applied Sciences
  • Faculty Of Social & Management Sciences

Programmes Edit

(a) Faculty of Humanities

(b) Faculty of Social and Management Sciences

(c) Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences

See also Edit

References Edit

  1. ^ "Anchor VC calls for change in societal values". Punch Newspaper.
  2. ^ "'Anchor University Vice Chancellor's Welcome Address'". Anchor University. Archived from the original on 2019-12-14. Retrieved 2017-11-07.
  3. ^ "PASTOR KUMUYI builds N1 billion Anchor University permanent campus". Encomium Magazine. Archived from the original on 2015-04-08. Retrieved 2015-04-04.
  4. ^ "Deeper Life to open Anchor University in September - Official - News". Daily Independent, Nigerian Newspaper.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "'Deeper Life to commence Anchor University in September' - Vanguard News". Vanguard News.
  6. ^ Seun Opejobi,, Federal government approves eight new private universities, Nigeria, November 2, 2016
  7. ^ Media Trust. "Deeper Life to establish Anchor University". Daily Trust. Archived from the original on 2015-09-23. Retrieved 2015-04-04.